The final piece of the puzzle is in! 😍 Big thank you to @sylabrush for the incredible work! 🇺🇸 #TeamUSA #12days
Публикация от Nicole Hensley (@nichens29) Янв 27, 2018 в 2:04 PST
Under IOC Guidelines Regarding Authorized Identifications, no item may feature the wording or lyrics from national anthems, motivational words, public/political messaging or slogans related to national identity.
The statue’s image adorns the left side of Hensley’s helmet, whereas Rigsby’s includes a stamp depicting the statue on the chin. Rigsby’s also includes a USA crest on the top, a drawing of the famous V-J Day kiss photograph in Times Square, and a bald eagle – the national US symbol.
My mask has arrived just in time for the games, and once again I am blown away by my artist’s work #TeamUSA #America 🇺🇸💋
Публикация от Alex Rigsby (@arigs33) Фев 8, 2018 в 4:07 PST
USA Hockey spokesman Dave Fischer said on Tuesday "discussions are ongoing" but that the issue would be resolved before Team USA continues its preliminary-round schedule against the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) at Kwandong Hockey Center on Tuesday.
National symbols of Russia are prohibited at PyeongChang 2018, due to a ban on the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) that arose from allegations of state-sponsored doping in the country.
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At the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, USA women’s goalie Jessie Vetter was allowed to keep the Statue of Liberty design on her helmet, but was ordered to remove the Preamble – the introduction statement of the United States Constitution – in order to comply with IOC rules.
The Statue of Liberty is the third tallest statue in the world and the second tallest statue of a women, behind Russia’s the Motherland Calls in Volgograd, in the southwest of the country.
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